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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
Rank this Week: 2

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
  • Mar 3

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.03.15

    Non-Sequiturs: 03.03.15
    * Getting a SCOTUS justice to attend your wedding is tough, but maybe invite one for dinner? [Washington Post] * A DOJ investigation concludes that the Ferguson Police Department and courts engaged in a "pattern and practice" of…
  • Mar 3

    Is This Law School Championing Academic Freedom Or Pandering To Bigotry?

    Is This Law School Championing Academic Freedom Or Pandering To Bigotry?
    There's a fine line between supporting freedom and officially supporting hate. Where is the line in this case?
  • Mar 3

    Georgia Law Paves Way For Private FTC Rule Violation Suit

    Georgia Law Paves Way For Private FTC Rule Violation Suit
    In a surprising decision from a usually franchise-friendly jurisdiction, the Georgia Court of Appeals recently held that a Georgia statute provides a method for franchisees to bring private lawsuits for violations of the FTC Rule.
Rank this Week: 3

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Mar 3

    Mason Presents Citizenship Taxation Today at NYU

    Mason Presents Citizenship Taxation Today at NYU
    Ruth Mason (Virginia) presents Citizenship Taxation at NYU today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Daniel Shaviro and Alan Viard: The United States is the only country that taxes its citizens’ worldwide income, even when…
  • Mar 3

    Weinzierl Presents Revisiting the Classical View of Benefit-Based Taxation Today at Georgetown

    Weinzierl Presents Revisiting the Classical View of Benefit-Based Taxation Today at Georgetown
    Matthew Weinzierl (Harvard Business School) presents Revisiting the Classical View of Benefit-Based Taxation at Georgetown today as part of its Tax Law and Public Finance Workshop Series hosted by John Brooks, Itai Grinberg, and David…
  • Mar 3

    WaPo: The Role of Tax Lawyers, Tax Profs, and the Tax Press in the Fate of ObamaCare at the Supreme Court

    WaPo: The Role of Tax Lawyers, Tax Profs, and the Tax Press in the Fate of ObamaCare at the Supreme Court
    Washington Post, Six Words Might Decide the Fate of Obamacare at the Supreme Court: When the Supreme Court takes up the latest challenge to President Obama’s health-care law this week, how the justices interpret a six-word phrase in the…
Rank this Week: 4

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Mar 2

    King v. Burwell: Interpreting the Affordable Care Act

    King v. Burwell: Interpreting the Affordable Care Act
    Section 1311 of the Affordable Care Act (PDF) ("Obamacare") provides, in part, as follows: Each State shall, not later than January 1, 2014, establish an American Health Benefit Exchange (referred to in this title as an... [[ This is a…
  • Mar 1

    Sunday Open Thread

    Sunday Open Thread
    Looks like we need a new open thread. Here's one, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mar 1

    "Jihadi John": Doxed to Death

    "Jihadi John": Doxed to Death
    The British media and the U.S. media have something in common: When a spontaneous event occurs and they get caught flat-footed, in a race to compete with other news organizations, they throw traditional vetting rules out the window and…
Rank this Week: 5

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Mar 3

    Hurt on Limited Liability Partnership Bankruptcy

    Hurt on Limited Liability Partnership Bankruptcy
    Christine Hurt (J. Reuben Clark School of Law, Brigham Young University) has posted The Limited Liability Partnership in Bankruptcy on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Brobeck. Dewey. Howrey. Heller. Thelen. Coudert Brothers. These brand-name law…
  • Mar 3

    Solum on Balkin

    Solum on Balkin
    Lawrence B. Solum (Georgetown University Law Center) has posted Faith and Fidelity: Originalism and the Possibility of Constitutional Redemption (Texas Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 147) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Could there be a progressive…
  • Mar 3

    Coenan on Combining Constitutional Clause

    Coenan on Combining Constitutional Clause
    Michael Coenen (Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center) has posted Combining Constitutional Clauses (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 164 (2015, Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Some…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY

    FL - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT: THE RALLY IN TALLY
    Advocates of sex offender registry reform will gather in a peaceful protest at the Florida State House in Tallahassee FL on April 22, 2015 during the annual Lauren Book's 'Walk In My Shoes' event. The Rally in Tally is a joint collaboration…
  • Feb 23

    UK - Facebook case: Sex offender is awarded £20,000 in damage

    UK - Facebook case: Sex offender is awarded £20,000 in damage
    Original Article 02/20/2015 Damages of £20,000 have been awarded to a convicted sex offender who sued Facebook, the operator of a page called Keeping our Kids Safe from Predators 2. Facebook Ireland Limited, hosted the page, operated…
  • Feb 22

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?

    CA - Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?
    Original Article 02/18/2015 By Seth Ferranti In prison, there is no creature lower than a sex offender. Even snitches get a pass before these guys. SOs, chomos, pedophiles—the nicknames all mean the same thing, and they help average…
Rank this Week: 7

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Mortgage Fraud Ringleader Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

    Mortgage Fraud Ringleader Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Susanne Helbig, 50, Roanoke, Virginia, the former majority owner of a construction company who recruited a number of strawbuyers to defraud financial institutions of millions of dollars through an intricate mortgage fraud…
  • Mar 2

    7th Defendant Pleads Guilty to $3M Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

    7th Defendant Pleads Guilty to $3M Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Justin Joseph Christenson, 35, Forest Lake, Minnesota, admitted conspiring with Thomas Rosensteel, Robert Scott “Rod” Aslesen, and at least four others to defraud mortgage lenders by falsifying loan…
  • Mar 2

    Businessman Admits Role in $1M Short Sale Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

    Businessman Admits Role in $1M Short Sale Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Danny Zhao, 36, Ashburn, Virginia, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud admitting his role in a short sale mortgage fraud scheme. Zhao faces a maximum period of five years of imprisonment when he is sentenced…
Rank this Week: 8

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 9

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 10

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Mar 3

    Supreme Court hears oral arguments in bankruptcy dispute

    Supreme Court hears oral arguments in bankruptcy dispute
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] heard oral argument on Tuesday in a pair of consolidated cases involving a dispute over federal bankruptcy laws brought by Bank of America (BOA). The cases, Bank of America, NA v. Caulkett and…
  • Mar 3

    Supreme Court reverses decision on Tax Injuction Act

    Supreme Court reverses decision on Tax Injuction Act
    [JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] on Tuesday published its opinion [text, PDF] in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl [docket; Cornell LII backgrounder], reversing the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit [official…
  • Mar 3

    Cambodia Khmer Rouge tribunal charges 2 new suspect

    Cambodia Khmer Rouge tribunal charges 2 new suspect
    [JURIST] The UN-backed Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC) [official website] charged two new suspects on Tuesday, despite a warning by the country’s prime minister not to add new defendants. The ECCC announced that…
Rank this Week: 11

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

Covers renewable energy, green technology, green building, climate change, and financial incentives.

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

    All Good Things Must Come To An End
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and our blog is no different.  We have enjoyed nearly four years of blogging, but now it’s time to turn our attention to new endeavors and new outlets. … Continue…
  • Dec 20

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
  • Dec 8

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day
    Under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), GSA is required to evaluate green building certification systems for use by federal agencies every five years.  Recently, the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA)…
Rank this Week: 12

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Mar 3

    MORE WORKING FOR AIRLINES

    MORE WORKING FOR AIRLINES
    December 2014 Passenger Airline Employment Data U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 386,219 workers in December 2014, 1.4 percent more than in…
  • Mar 3

    MORE ON DEFENSE SPENDING?

    MORE ON DEFENSE SPENDING?
    Americans Split on Defense Spending by Justin McCarthy Story Highlights One in three Americans say U.S. is spending "too little" Another third of Americans think U.S. is spending "too…
  • Mar 3

    CUBA'S AGGRESSIVE HIV

    CUBA'S AGGRESSIVE HIV
    An aggressive form of HIV uncovered in Cuba KU Leuven Engaging in unprotected sex with multiple partners increases the risk of contracting multiple strains of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Once inside a host, these strains can…
Rank this Week: 13

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Mar 3

    Hillary Clinton’s Emailing Practices Fall in Legal Gray Area

    Hillary Clinton’s Emailing Practices Fall in Legal Gray Area
    Hillary Clinton's practice of using her personal email account to conduct official business while she was secretary of state falls into a legal gray area.
  • Mar 3

    Petraeus to Plead Guilty to Misdemeanor

    Petraeus to Plead Guilty to Misdemeanor
    WASHINGTON— David Petraeus, the former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and a retired military general, has signed court papers indicating he will plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of mishandling classified information in…
  • Mar 3

    Health-Care Law Arguments: A Big Battle Over Four Word

    Health-Care Law Arguments: A Big Battle Over Four Word
    The key question for Supreme Court justices who will listen to the latest challenge to the 2010 health care act: What is meant by “established by the state”?
Rank this Week: 14

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Mar 3

    "Fishy SOX: Overcriminalization's New Harm Paradigm"

    "Fishy SOX: Overcriminalization's New Harm Paradigm"
    The title of this post is the title of this new paper by Todd Haugh available via SSRN. The piece argues that the recently decided Yates case is more consequential than the standard fish shory. Here is the abstract: The...
  • Mar 3

    Prez policing task force calls for a "National Crime and Justice Task Force"

    Prez policing task force calls for a "National Crime and Justice Task Force"
    As reported widely (see here and here), the task force appointed in December by President Obama to examine modern policing released a big report on Monday with lots of detailed reform recommendations. Everyone interested in policing issues…
  • Mar 3

    Jury seated and ready for opening arguments in Boston bombing trial

    Jury seated and ready for opening arguments in Boston bombing trial
    As reported in this AP article, to culminate "two months of jury selection, a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev." Here…
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Mar 3

    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars' Conference

    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars' Conference
    2015 Emerging Immigration Scholars' Conference This biennial conference aims to create a space for junior law teachers to share drafts of writing projects, discuss teaching techniques, and get to know one another. It will be open to emerging…
  • Mar 3

    The 10 states diversifying the fastest

    The 10 states diversifying the fastest
    1. Arizona 2. Nevada 3. New Mexico 4. California 5. Texas 6. Florida 7. Delaware 8. Oklahoma 9. Washington 10. Rhode Island Read the details in this Brookings report. This is in the realm of conjecture but does the fact...
  • Mar 3

    The Economic and Political Impact of Immigrants, Latinos and Asians By State

    The Economic and Political Impact of Immigrants, Latinos and Asians By State
    Today, the American Immigration Council released the first 10 of 50 updated state fact sheets with accompanying inforgraphics. Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians constitute large and growing shares of the U.S. workforce, tax base, business…
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 17

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Mar 1

    Zelinsky Offers a Solution to Hobby Lobby

    Zelinsky Offers a Solution to Hobby Lobby
    Edward Zelinsky (Cardozo) has just posted on SSRN his article (42 Rutgers Law Record 109-25) The Aftermath of Hobby Lobby: HSAs and HRAs as the Least Restrictive Means. Here's an excerpt from the abstract: In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores,...
  • Mar 1

    Compa & Brooks on NAFTA & Labor

    Compa & Brooks on NAFTA & Labor
    Lance Compa and Tequila Brooks have just published NAFTA and the NAALC Twenty Years of North American Trade-Labour Linkage (2015). Here's a description from the authors: The 20th anniversary edition of the NAFTA and NAALC monograph in the…
  • Mar 1

    Labor & Employment Roundup

    Labor & Employment Roundup
    I'm well overdue for a labor & employment roundup, so this one is loaded. And somewhat dated at times. Enjoy: Blogger Emeritus Paul Secunda on recent developments on Gov. Walker's attempts to turn Wisconsin into a right-to-work state. It…
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.abovethelaw.com
  • Mar 3

    "Two sides gearing up for another Supreme Court battle over health care"

    "Two sides gearing up for another Supreme Court battle over health care"
    "Two sides gearing up for another Supreme Court battle over health care": Robert Barnes of The Washington Post has this report. Jess Bravin of The Wall Street Journal has an article headlined "To Kill a Health-Care Law: Attorney Michael…
  • Mar 3

    "Supreme Court allows challenge to Colorado Internet tax law"

    "Supreme Court allows challenge to Colorado Internet tax law"
    "Supreme Court allows challenge to Colorado Internet tax law": Sam Hananel of The Associated Press has this report. And online at Bloomberg View, law professor Noah Feldman has an essay titled "Amazon's Short-Lived Win at Supreme Court."
  • Mar 3

    "Jury selected in Tsarnaev trial"

    "Jury selected in Tsarnaev trial"
    "Jury selected in Tsarnaev trial": Patricia Wen and Milton J. Valencia of The Boston Globe have this news update. Laurel J. Sweet of The Boston Herald reports that "Jury chosen in Tsarnaev Marathon bombing trial." And The Associated Press…
Rank this Week: 19

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Mar 3

    Tougher Rules for Retirement Broker

    Tougher Rules for Retirement Broker
    President Barack Obama has thrown the weight of the White House behind his plan that would make it difficult for brokers to push higher fee mutual funds or other expensive products on people saving for retirement. The plan to be...
  • Mar 3

    Problems With Boilerplate Advance Directive

    Problems With Boilerplate Advance Directive
    An advance directive is a legally valid form that enables a person to choose the type of medical care he or she wishes to receive. It goes into effect when that person is no longer able to speak for himself....
  • Mar 3

    CLE on Effective Use of Trust Protector

    CLE on Effective Use of Trust Protector
    The American Law Institute Continuing Legal Education (ALI CLE) is presenting a CLE entitled, Effective Use of Trust Protectors: An Evolving Role, Tuesday March 24, 2015, 12:30 – 1:30pm, online and by phone. Here is why you should attend:…
Rank this Week: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Mar 3

    The Nynas Case: The Interplay Between the Failing Firm Defence and the Counterfactual Method

    The Nynas Case: The Interplay Between the Failing Firm Defence and the Counterfactual Method
    Giorgio Castaldo (DG Comp) and Aleko Bogdanov (DG Comp) describe The Nynas Case: The Interplay Between the Failing Firm Defence and the Counterfactual Method. ABSTRACT: The failing firm defence is a specific occurrence of a counterfactual…
  • Mar 3

    Access to competition authorities’ files in private antitrust litigation

    Access to competition authorities’ files in private antitrust litigation
    Sebastian Peyer, University of Leiceter describes Access to competition authorities’ files in private antitrust litigation. ABSTRACT: The growth of private antitrust litigation in the courts of the Member States creates tensions between…
  • Mar 3

    On the Inefficiencies of Efficiency as the Single-Minded Goal of Antitrust

    On the Inefficiencies of Efficiency as the Single-Minded Goal of Antitrust
    Albert Foer, American Antitrust Institute (AAI) provides thoughts On the Inefficiencies of Efficiency as the Single-Minded Goal of Antitrust. ABSTRACT: Prepared as background for the AAI’s June 18-19 conferences on efficiency, this paper…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    Amish Beard-Cutting Attackers Resentenced After Reversal of Hate Crimes Conviction

    Amish Beard-Cutting Attackers Resentenced After Reversal of Hate Crimes Conviction
    Last August, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the hate crimes convictions of 16 members of the Bergholz Amish community who had been charged in beard and hair-cutting attacks on other Amish men and women. The court found…
  • Mar 3

    Idaho State Senator Objects To Hindu Invocation

    Idaho State Senator Objects To Hindu Invocation
    Hindu cleric Rajan Zed of Reno, Nevada is scheduled to open this morning's session of the Idaho state Senate with an invocation.  Zed has offered invocations in a number of state legislatures and the U.S. Senate.  The Spokane…
  • Mar 3

    Wearing Hijab In Canadian Courtroom Stirs Controversy

    Wearing Hijab In Canadian Courtroom Stirs Controversy
    Wearing of the hijab (Muslim head scarf) in the courtroom has become an issue of controversy in the Canadian province of Quebec.  CBC News reports that when Montreal area resident Rania El-Alloul appeared in court on Feb. 24 in…
Rank this Week: 23

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Mar 3

    Relative Standing in the Arizona Elections Clause Argument

    Relative Standing in the Arizona Elections Clause Argument
    On Monday, relative standing, or the idea that standing sometimes turns on who is the best plaintiff among the available options, made a brief but noteworthy appearance during oral argument at the Supreme Court. The case is Arizona State…
  • Mar 3

    Financing Higher Education

    Financing Higher Education
    Thanks to Howard and the Prawfsblawg community for hosting me this month! For some time, I have had an interest in (or possibly more accurately, an obsession with) the question of how we fund higher education--and especially the ethical…
  • Mar 3

    President's Policing Task Force Report

    President's Policing Task Force Report
    The President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing has released its Interim Report. If you are a criminal law scholar or someone concerned with the way policing affects our society, there is a lot to love in this 115 page trove of…
Rank this Week: 24

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Mar 3

    Conference & CFP: Law and Culture–London, UK

    Conference & CFP: Law and Culture–London, UK
    The Centre for Law and Culture at St. Mary’s University, Twickenham will be hosting its 2015 conference on September 10-11, 2016. The Centre will accept submissions for the conference no...
  • Mar 3

    International Competition Law Forum–St. Gallen, Switzerland

    International Competition Law Forum–St. Gallen, Switzerland
    The 22nd International Competition Law Forum will be taking place on April 23-24, 2015 in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Please visit the the Forum’s website and see the St.Gallen-ICF-Flyer for more information...
  • Mar 3

    CFP: Journal of Law and Criminal Justice

    CFP: Journal of Law and Criminal Justice
    The Journal of Law and Criminal Justice is accepting article submissions in the areas of socio-legal studies and the psychology of law, criminology and social justice studies.  The deadline for...
Rank this Week: 26

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 27

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    The politics of US patent law reform

    The politics of US patent law reform
    This weblog has carried so much material concerning patent law in Europe that one might almost be forgiven for assuming that everything has gone quiet in the world's favourite market for innovation and patent litigation -- the United States…
  • Mar 3

    Seiko and Seiki in Singapore: "too well known to be confused"

    Seiko and Seiki in Singapore: "too well known to be confused"
    It has happened before and it will happen again, but it's always a surprise when it does. Sometimes a mark is almost too well known for its own good. The worst case scenario is when it's so well-known that it becomes synonymous with the goods…
  • Mar 3

    Warner-Lambert v Actavis Mark 4: harmony between parties in ‘lyrical’ patent dispute

    Warner-Lambert v Actavis Mark 4: harmony between parties in ‘lyrical’ patent dispute
    Last Thursday, this Kat’s esteemed moggy friend and blogmeister Jeremy reporteda High Court Order obtained by Warner-Lambert (part of the Pfizer group) mandating the NHS to release guidance about the prescribing of…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 3

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Technology Use the Spacebar to Jump Down One Screen While Browsing Dan…
  • Mar 3

    The Third Tool: The Off Switch

    The Third Tool: The Off Switch
    In four preceding articles I have described the idea behind becoming a very highly valued five-tools project manager, ready to manage each of the five progress factors: Manage the project, starting with the project charter (discussed in the…
  • Mar 2

    Does Technology Allow Lawyers to Fill Their True Role as Counselors?

    Does Technology Allow Lawyers to Fill Their True Role as Counselors?
    That’s the feeling of Jason Boehmig (president and CEO of Ironclad Inc.) who has teamed up with Ron Dolin (co-founder of Stanford University’s Program for Legal Technology & Design) to teach a new course on legal…
Rank this Week: 29

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Mar 3

    Argument analysis: AEDPA deference, Brecht deference, and a Lackey tangent in a California capital case

    Argument analysis: AEDPA deference, Brecht deference, and a Lackey tangent in a California capital case
    Few areas of the Supreme Court’s jurisprudence are as dense and complex as the rules governing post-conviction habeas corpus petitions filed by state prisoners in federal court. And the density and complexity of those doctrines were on…
  • Mar 3

    Today’s transcript

    Today’s transcript
    The transcript in Los Angeles v. Patel is here.  The transcript in Davis v. Ayala is here.
  • Mar 3

    Breaking New

    Breaking New
    The 1 and only SCOTUS op: Direct Marketing v. Brohl. Reversed, per J. Thomas: Petitioners’ lawsuit is not barred by the Tax Injunction Act.
Rank this Week: 30

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 31

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 32

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 33

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 2

    NASA satellite project maps rain and snow around the world

    NASA satellite project maps rain and snow around the world
    “Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) is an international satellite mission to provide next-generation observations of rain and snow worldwide every three hours. NASA and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched the…
  • Mar 2

    A bibliometric mapping of open educational resource

    A bibliometric mapping of open educational resource
    A bibliometric mapping of open educational resources, Airton Zancanaro, José Leomar Todesco, Fernando Ramos, The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning (IRRODL) Vol. 16, No. 1 (2015) “Open educational…
  • Mar 2

    Estimating the Global Magnitude of Visits to Protected Area

    Estimating the Global Magnitude of Visits to Protected Area
    Balmford A, Green JMH, Anderson M, Beresford J, Huang C, et al. (2015) Walk on the Wild Side: Estimating the Global Magnitude of Visits to Protected Areas. PLoS Biol 13(2): e1002074. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1002074 – “How often…
Rank this Week: 34

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
  • Mar 3

    Editorial practices at Philosophy & Public Affair

    Editorial practices at Philosophy & Public Affair
    MOVING TO FRONT FROM FEBRUARY 25--AN INTERESTING DISCUSSION IN THE COMMMENTS--SEE ESP. #25 FROM A COLLEAGUE OF MINE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS Alan Patten, the editor of PPA and a professor of Politics at Princeton, kindly offered…
  • Mar 3

    "Portraits of American Philosophy"

    "Portraits of American Philosophy"
    This book, edited by Steven Cahn, contains essays by a number of prominent American philosophers, all past "Dewey Lectures" at the APA. Some of the essays are quite revealing, perhaps not always in ways their authors realize. I will be...
  • Mar 3

    Worldwide Jewish college judicial board conspiracy exposed...

    Worldwide Jewish college judicial board conspiracy exposed...
    ...at UCLA. I'd say more, but I have a conference call with the International Jewish Banking Conspiracy coming up... (Thanks to Jerry Dworkin for the pointer.)
Rank this Week: 35

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Mar 3

    Recorded Music and Copyright

    Recorded Music and Copyright
    Marcel Boyer, CIRANO, Université de Montréal, C. D. Howe Institute, has published The Value of Copyrights in Recorded Music: Terrestrial Radio and Beyond, as C. D. Howe Institute Commentary No. 419. Here is the abstract. In today’s…
  • Mar 3

    A New Podcast On Higher Ed and Law From the University of Pennsylvania

    A New Podcast On Higher Ed and Law From the University of Pennsylvania
    The University of Pennsylvania's new podcast devoted to higher education and the law, Case in Point.
  • Mar 3

    NKU Law School's Gaming Law Symposium Set For March 20, 2015

    NKU Law School's Gaming Law Symposium Set For March 20, 2015
    Interested in fantasy sports, online betting, online gaming? Northern Kentucky University Law School is hosting a Gaming Law Symposium, The New Era In Gaming Law, March 20, 2015. Here's a link to the webpage describing the event.
Rank this Week: 36

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Mar 3

    ROUNDUP Law and Humanities 03. 03. 2015

    ROUNDUP Law and Humanities 03. 03. 2015
    Douglas Coulson, Assistant Professor of English at Carnegie-Mellon, is publishing a new blog in the area of law and the humanities: Nostrum remedium. Its tagline is “Miscellany on law, narrative, art, and memory.” Professor…
  • Mar 2

    The Arizona Redistricting Case

    The Arizona Redistricting Case
    The press reports of today’s oral argument suggest that the Court will find the Arizona state constitutional amendment unconstitutional.  The Justices evidently think that the state legislature does have standing and that the…
  • Mar 2

    Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger Annotated by Experts in Wall Street Journal

    Warren Buffett & Charlie Munger Annotated by Experts in Wall Street Journal
    Warren Buffett’s latest letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders is annotated in The Wall Street Journal by 30 professors, authors, and investors.  Editors Erik Holm and Anupreeta Das assigned…
Rank this Week: 37

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Mar 3

    Hillary Clinton's Email and Rule 1.1 Comment [6]

    Hillary Clinton's Email and Rule 1.1 Comment [6]
    The unfortunate news today that Hillary Clinton used a personal email address throughout her tenure as Secretary of State, and had no government email address at all, will of course play into the long running narrative about the Clintons.…
  • Mar 3

    Ohio judge invokes legal ethics rules against lawyer who privately crticized judge

    Ohio judge invokes legal ethics rules against lawyer who privately crticized judge
    Jonathan Adler, at Volokh, ran this post about Ohio Judge Tim Grendell. According to news accounts, the judge learned that a party in a matter had said that a lawyer not involved in the particular matter had made deeply unflattering...
  • Mar 2

    Eulogy for Monroe

    Eulogy for Monroe
    Abbe Smith delivered this moving tribute at Monroe's memorial yesterday: Monroe was my friend, co-author, intellectual life partner, mentor, and member of the family. There is no one like him; he is irreplaceable. I’m not the only one…
Rank this Week: 38

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Large law firm blogs prone to being hacked?

    Large law firm blogs prone to being hacked?
    Reporting on the cooperative effort of Wall St. and law firms to bolster online security, The New York Times’ Mathew Goldstein (@mattgoldstein26) reports: Law enforcement agencies have long been concerned about the…
  • Mar 2

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Privacy Bill of Rights, Snapchat, NBC Talent Behavior

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Privacy Bill of Rights, Snapchat, NBC Talent Behavior
    Before taking a look at the Top 10 posts from today, a couple quick LXBN-related links: first up, Zosha has a really interesting piece today on how artificial intelligence could impact lawyers; and, Rich Beem joins me on LXBN TV to discuss…
  • Mar 1

    Blogging for SEO or meaning?

    Blogging for SEO or meaning?
    One would hope that blogging, something that cost American, Avijit Roy, his life last Thursday, would mean something more to the American lawyer than SEO and a means to get traffic to a law firm website. Roy (@avijit_roy_mm), gave his life…
Rank this Week: 39

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Mar 3

    Go on! European Joint Doctorate in Law and Development (EDOLAD)

    Go on! European Joint Doctorate in Law and Development (EDOLAD)
    By Ingunn Ikdahl & Morag Goodwin In January this year, a European Joint Doctorate in Law and Development (EDOLAD) was launched. EDOLAD is a unique doctoral programme, developed by 6 universities. The 3-year programme aims to make a…
  • Mar 3

    Introducing Ingunn Ikdahl

    Introducing Ingunn Ikdahl
    It’s our great pleasure today to introduce Ingunn Ikdahl as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Ingunn has been an associate professor at the University of Oslo, Department of Public and International Law, since 2014. In addition, she…
  • Mar 3

    Welcoming back Anna Dolidze

    Welcoming back Anna Dolidze
    It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Anna Dolidze back as an IntLawGrrls contributor. Anna is an Assistant Professor of Law at Western University, where she teaches Property Law and Public International Law. Prior to joining Western…
Rank this Week: 40

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Mar 3

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate
    Yesterday I attended the Coral Gables Forum candidates’ debate for Coral Gables Commission Group V election. This is the race with the most candidates, making the events most difficult – they’re not real debates, and every…
  • Feb 27

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum
    The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule: March…
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
Rank this Week: 41

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    How Sure Does an Expert Need to Be in a Maryland Personal Injury Cases?

    How Sure Does an Expert Need to Be in a Maryland Personal Injury Cases?
    In any serious personal injury case in Maryland, you need an expert to testify.  Are there some cases where the injury is so obvious that a medical expert is not required?  There may be.  But anyone willing to take that chance…
  • Feb 12

    Nerve Damage Causing Foot Drop After Total Hip Replacement

    Nerve Damage Causing Foot Drop After Total Hip Replacement
    Nearly a quarter of a million Americans undergo total hip replacement  surgery.  All of them do so reluctantly.  This invasive orthopedic surgery is a major operation.  Everyone agrees that there are unavoidable risks…
  • Feb 9

    Dog Breed May Affect Homeowner’s Insurance in Maryland

    Dog Breed May Affect Homeowner’s Insurance in Maryland
    Maryland made the right call by getting rid of the “one bit rule,” which created an assumption that dog owners know their dogs can bite.  In doing so, they effectively nixed a court ruling that said that Pit Bulls are…
Rank this Week: 42

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Mar 3

    Gun Group: We’ll Pay $15K for Your Carbon Fiber 3-D Printer

    Gun Group: We’ll Pay $15K for Your Carbon Fiber 3-D Printer
    The age of 3-D printing in carbon fiber has hardly arrived. But the controversy over 3-D printing carbon fiber guns is well under way. Starting in the second half of last year, 3-D printing startup MarkForged has been shipping the Mark…
  • Mar 2

    There’s Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Text

    There’s Now a Free iPhone App That Encrypts Calls and Text
    If you own an iPhone or Android handset and care about your privacy, there’s no longer much of an excuse not to encrypt every conversation you have. Now a free, zero-learning-curve app exists for both text and voice that can keep those…
  • Mar 1

    The Plot to Free North Korea With Smuggled Episodes of ‘Friends’

    The Plot to Free North Korea With Smuggled Episodes of ‘Friends’
    On a cloudy, moonless night somewhere in northeastern China, three men creep through a stand of Japanese Clethra trees. They carry no flashlights, and the sky is so dark that they hear the sound of the rushing Tumen River before they see it:…
Rank this Week: 43

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 44

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
  • Dec 25

    Tsunami: 10 years hence

    Tsunami: 10 years hence
    Technology does not feel. It does not bleed. Its very insensitivity to trauma can be its strength – the tireless information sharing frameworks Info Share created knew no time of day and didn’t clamour for rest. On the other hand,…
  • Nov 25

    Technology and theatre in a library

    Technology and theatre in a library
    When I read Where Humbert Humbert Might Whisper in Your Ear in the New York Times on a flight back to Colombo from the US, I immediately thought of doing something along the same lines in Sri Lanka to explore to what degree, post-war, we…
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